BILAWAL RAGINI. ILLUSTRATIONS TO A RAGAMALA SERIES, Opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper, Madhya Pradesh, Malwa, ca. 1680, A nayika adjusting her jewelry being shown a mirror by her sakhi (confidant). Two large vases of flowering plants with red blossoms.
Kedara Ragini daughter of Sri Raga. "Ragamala paintings were considerably sought after in the Muslim courts of South India, especially because their subject matter was secular as opposed to purely Hindu religious myths." ~Sotheby's. Opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper. circa 1780. India, Deccan, possibly Hyderabad.